Occupational Safety and Health APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

Official Page

To provide a forum for the discussion and promotion of issues relating to occupational safety and health; to provide information to members of both Houses of Parliament on topical issues; and to publish reports as and when necessary.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Occupational Safety and Health

1. Occupational health: 2016 to 2017, 2017 to 2018, 2018 to 2019
30/05/2019 - Office of Rail and Road (ORR)
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Found: Occupational health: 2016 to 2017, 2017 to 2018, 2018 to 2019 - GOV

2. Understanding the provision of occupational health and work-related musculoskeletal services
28/05/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Understanding the provision of occupational health and work-related musculoskeletal services

3. Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for pregnant employees
23/12/2020 - Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
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Found: on risk assessments in the workplace and occupational health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

4. England Executive Board meeting, 23 February 2015, Bristol
10/07/2018 - Forestry Commission
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Found: 1 | Health and Safety Statement England | DRAFT | 06/05/2015 Annex C fiThrough

5. Occupational health standards for Highways England delivery partners
09/06/2017 - Highways England
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Found: The Delivery hub health, safety and environment Raising the bar 12 Occupational health Issued June 2013

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Occupational Safety and Health

1. Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
03/03/2020 - Grand Committee

1: months of diagnosis. Data published by the Health and Safety Executive shows that the number of mesothelioma - Speech Link
2: This will be squarely in the remit of the Health and Safety Executive, which does a fine job but has recently - Speech Link
3: pneumoconiosis? There is a misconception that occupational lung disease is a historical problem that has - Speech Link

2. Social Security
02/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: of civil litigation. While improvements in health and safety procedures have restricted the use of asbestos - Speech Link
2: The Health and Safety Executive estimates that 12,000 deaths each year are linked to occupational lung - Speech Link
3: dangers of asbestos and its impact on people’s health. We should recognise that one of the difficulties - Speech Link

3. Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2019
14/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: through these schemes. Although improved health and safety procedures have restricted the use of asbestos - Speech Link
2: have learned a lot more about it. I think a lung health summit was held last year with the British Lung - Speech Link
3: of occupational lung disease, most recently through the creation of the Taskforce for Lung Health. The - Speech Link

4. Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
10/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: litigation.Although improvements in health and safety procedures have restricted the use of asbestos - Speech Link
2: change. That was also true of the Sheffield occupational health project, which today works in GP surgeries - Speech Link
3: these schemes and referred specifically to lung health checks, please give some clarification as to whether - Speech Link

5. Workplace Deaths: Scotland
24/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: staggering 70% increase in Scotland. The Health and Safety Executive suggests that the increase was not - Speech Link
2: have a vital role in health and safety in the workplace. We have health and safety reps, and any worker - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Occupational Safety and Health
1. Occupational Health
asked by: Margaret Greenwood
18/03/2020
... whether it is her policy that (a) the Lower Earnings Limit for eligibility for Statutory Sick Pay may result in people working when unwell and (b) eligibility for Statutory Sick Pay should be extended to workers earning less than the Lower Earnings Limit.

2. Occupational Health
asked by: Margaret Greenwood
18/03/2020
... published July 2019.

3. Occupational Health
asked by: Marion Fellows
09/03/2020
... which closed on 7 October 2019.

4. Occupational Health
asked by: Lord Blunkett
22/06/2020
... and (2) businesses. [T]

5. Occupational Health
asked by: Vicky Foxcroft
23/03/2021
... if she will provide further clarification as to what her Department means by shortly.

Latest Questions
4 Current APPG Officers
Jo Stevens Portrait
Jo Stevens
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Cardiff Central
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Hunt of Wirral Portrait
Lord Hunt of Wirral
President
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord McKenzie of Luton Portrait
Lord McKenzie of Luton
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Fire Safety and Rescue , Taxation
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jo Stevens MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8290.

Email: jo.stevens.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Shelly Asquith, TUC, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

Email: s.asquith@tuc.org.uk

Secretariat:

Trades Union Congress acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.tuc.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
Trades Union Congress
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Nov 2018
Source
TUC
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/11/2018 To : 13/11/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Nov 2017
Source
TUC
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/11/2017 To : 13/11/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
6 Jul 2016
Source
TUC
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/07/2016 To : 06/07/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
23 May 2015
Source
TUC
Description
Secretariat   From : 23/06/2015 To : 23/06/2016
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Occupational Safety and Health APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ian Lavery Portrait
Ian Lavery
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Wansbeck
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Greyhound